Gravitas AI & PetriDish Media bring AI powered digital assistant to fight COVID-19 spread in India

The artificial intelligence enabled digital assistant, Tina is available on Gravitas AI and BioVoiceNews websites to answer all important questions on Coronavirus pandemic


New Delhi: The UK based conversational artificial intelligence (AI) startup, Gravitas AI and PetriDish Media, a media and marketing communication firm have joined hands to extend their support in fighting against coronavirus crisis across the globe through a social initiative – “Stay Informed, Stay Safe!”.

The whole world is in a state of high alert due to the spread of novel coronavirus and there is huge misinformation spreading around it. The Technology experts at Gravitas AI have developed a conversational AI product Tina – Your Tireless AI COVID-19 Support, to deliver information and updates related to novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The product has three versions – Indian, European & global and, procures relevant information from trusted sources such as WHO, NHS, ECDC and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) India. Tina is regularly updated to provide relevant answers to queries from users.

The company has deployed Tina, a first of its kind product for Coronavirus support, on – India’s leading bioscience news outlet. The assistant is available 24/7 enabling readers and visitors to get answers to COVID-19 related queries such as symptoms, precautions, care and many more.

“There is a large scale of misinformation getting spread over transmission and symptoms of COVID-19,” said Mr Rahul Koul, Chief Editor, BioVoice while highlighting the need for such an initiative, adding further, “It is important for us to do our bit in reaching out people and update them with trusted information to beat the panic. I do hope our readers will benefit from Tina.”

As per Mr Mukesh Sinha, Co-Founder Gravitas AI, as well as a renowned healthcare leader, “Our focus to bring Tina – Your Tireless AI COVID-19 Support with only usage and uptime support cost as we want to help people, who are grappling with an unforeseen situation. Our world-class algorithms and NLP capabilities enable the seamless user experience and, we truly hope that through the deployment of Tina, organizations can provide an easy-to-use mechanism to provision information from trusted sources in these unprecedented times.”

Commenting on the development, Mr Bhaskar Jha, Business Head, PetriDish Media mentioned, “While the Indian Government and other stakeholders are working to stop the spread of COVID-19, it is high time for everyone to contribute their bit. After deploying Tina, it would become very easy to get trusted information about the disease. We would like to extend our support to other organizations who are interested in joining this drive.”

Tina is available for organizations, their customers and employees as well as to the general members of the public to respond to their coronavirus-related queries. Corporates, NGOs, Associations and other bodies can also deploy Tina on their websites. For any enquiry, one can get in touch on +919818844235 or send an email to [email protected]